Dr. Komorowski told how to recognize hazardous substances on labels of cosmetics.
Dr. Komorowski spoke about how to determine the presence of hazardous to health components in the means to care for skin of babies. About how parabens in creams, shampoos and other children’s cosmetics can harm the baby, a well-known pediatrician wrote on his Instagram page.
According to Komarovsky, a paraben called the chemical. It has a high proigryvaniya and antibacterial properties, and low cost. Therefore, manufacturers continue to use it in cosmetics, despite the obvious harm.
To identify paraben on the label is quite simple.
“Parabens — the list of prefixes: methyl, ethyl, butyl, propyl, isobutyl, isopropyl. Seeing these names, you can be sure that the shampoo, cream or other cosmetics are parabens,” says the pediatrician.
Parabens can have a devastating impact on human health, especially the child. Can appear allergic, itching, irritation, and even hair loss.
In addition, according to Komarovsky, hazardous substances contained in almost any cosmetics in the mass market. Most often, the component added as a preservative, because it is stored longer.
The presence of parabens in the first place can say a long shelf life.
“Carefully read the composition! Try to choose cosmetics without these components. Pay attention to the expiration date, cosmetics with a shelf life of more than a year contains a large amount of parabens,” advises pediatrician.